Jack Butler Yeats 1871–1957
T00693 Morning after Rain 1923
Inscr. ‘Jack B Yeats’ b.r.
Canvas, 24 x 36 (61 x 91.5).
Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1964.
Coll: The artist’s estate, sold through the Waddington Galleries.
Exh: Waddington Galleries, March–April 1963 (3); Arts Council of Northern Ireland tour, Londonderry and Belfast, April–May 1964 (52).
Listed in the artist’s records under the year 1913 with the additional title, in brackets, of ‘Bridge in Sligo’. Yeats did not let his paintings leave his studio, nor enter them in his records, until six months after they were painted. The picture was exhibited in both Dublin and London during the artist’s lifetime but it has not been possible to trace the catalogues. (Information from Victor Waddington, 11 December 1964.)
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1964–1965, London 1966.